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Qld elderly in limbo after aged-care spat

Patient records, drugs and even food supplies have been stripped from a Gold Coast aged-care home that abruptly shut down, forcing the “rescue” of about 70 residents. Earle Haven Retirement Village at Nerang was meant to be a safe place that cared for elderly people when their families could not. Instead its vulnerable residents are… Read More »

Protecting children, elderly absolutely vital: Support groups

THE recruitment of new police officers in the Central West who will be tasked with protecting children and the elderly has been welcomed by the region’s support groups. Each police command across NSW will receive a child protection officer and elder abuse prevention officer, with the new positions to be fulfilled within four years. Minister for Police… Read More »